Trachoma is the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness. It is one of 18 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that affect over one billion of the world’s poorest people. Trachoma is caused by a contagious bacterial infection of the eye spread from person to person through contact with contaminated hands
Amazingly, the first month of the year is nearly over. Before we know it, December 2012 is upon us! Is it just me or does time seem to be on overdrive lately, zooming and streaking past, leaving specks of dust from unfinished tasks in its wake. Before I get lost in my random ruminations, let me do our very first round-up post for January, which shall likewise be our contribution for the Carnival of Children’s Literature which is hosted this month by Delightful Children’s Books.